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Re: Error on update - can't copy x to x.tmp.tmp

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-03 21:24:08 CEST

On 6/3/07, Philip TruelyUnknown <plt_lyris@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> I have tried completely deleting the client-side directory and forcing a
> full update and the problem still comes up. I have also tried a fresh
> checkout and it gives the same result.
>
> I'm not running any virus checkers. :-(
>
> Is there any way to directly modify the repository to remove this bad
> entry? I'd even be fine to just completely remove the last commit, if that
> was possible.
>

You can directly remove a file from the repository, by using the URL in the
command
svn rm <URL>

Thanks
>
> -Phil
>
> *Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com>* wrote:
>
> On 6/2/07, Philip TruelyUnknown wrote:
> > I had a tech writer add a large number of files to the repository (not
> sure
> > exactly, probably 300 or more). He didn't report any problems doing the
> > commit, but when we try to update now we get the following error:
> >
> > Error: Can't copy
> > 'C:\xxx\yyy\_svn\tmp\text-base\createreport_links.htm.svn-base'
> > to 'C:\xxx\yyy\_svn\tmp\createreport_links.htm.tmp.tmp':
> > The system cannot find the file specified.
> >
> > I have upgraded to the newest Subversion version (1.4.3), cleaned,
> deleted
> > the local files and re-updated, and I always get back to this error. Any
> > idea what I can do to get around this?
>
> Might you have 2 files in the same directory with the same name,
> differing only in case?
>
> Do you have an on-access virus scanner running, and can you disable it
> or tell it to ignore .svn directories?
>
> Can you check out a fresh working copy from the same URL?
>
>

regards,
-Hari Kodungallur
Received on Sun Jun 3 21:24:30 2007

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